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NFT sales surge as speculators pile in, sceptics see bubble

FILE PHOTO: A television crew is seen next to the non-fungible token (NFT) "CryptoPunk #7523", a series of 10,000 unique pixel-art characters made by Larva Labs in 2017, during a media preview for the "Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale" auction at Sotheby's in New York City, U.S., June 4, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A television crew is seen next to the non-fungible token (NFT) "CryptoPunk #7523", a series of 10,000 unique pixel-art characters made by Larva Labs in 2017, during a media preview for the "Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale" auction at...more

FILE PHOTO: A television crew is seen next to the non-fungible token (NFT) "CryptoPunk #7523", a series of 10,000 unique pixel-art characters made by Larva Labs in 2017, during a media preview for the "Natively Digital: A Curated NFT Sale" auction at Sotheby's in New York City, U.S., June 4, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo
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FILE PHOTO: Representation of cryptocurrency Ethereum is placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Representation of cryptocurrency Ethereum is placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: Representation of cryptocurrency Ethereum is placed on PC motherboard in this illustration taken, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo
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